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22 February
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Slave in Jefferson Davis’ home was Union spy

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William Jackson was a slave in the home of Confederate president Jefferson Davis during the Civil War. It turns out he was also a spy for the Union Army, providing key secrets to the North about the Confederacy.

Found via CNN.  Flickr image from user Tony the Misfit.

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